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American Museum of Natural History

Artist and naturalist Titian Ramsay Peale (1799–1885) was the sixteenth child of the important American artist Charles Willson Peale. The Peale family of artists played a significant role in the development of the arts in America. Founded in 1869, The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Its collections and exhibitions attract about five million visitors annually.